We list down new and revamped places around the island that cater to the whole family. Here are some new or revamped places to go in Singapore in 2023.

Note: We will update this list as and when we receive the latest news.

1. Peranakan Museum Singapore (Revamped)

Peranakan Museum Singapore

After nearly four years of renovations, the Peranakan Museum will reopen its doors to the public in mid-February 2023.

The completely refurbished building will feature brand-new permanent galleries presenting exceptional objects from Peranakan material culture, as well as a fresh new exhibition design and museum visitor experience.

Official Reopening Date: 16 February 2023
Open to Public: 17 February 2023

For more information, visit Peranakan Museum Reopening.


2. Punggol Regional Library (New)

Punggol Regional LibraryPhoto: The National Library Board

Located within One Punggol, the library opened its first two floors to the public on 30 January 2023, Monday. With dedicated offerings for children on both levels, the library will serve the needs of the community in Punggol, which has one of the highest proportions of children below five years old in its resident population. All five floors of the library are expected to open a few months later.

Open Date: 30 January 2023

For more information, visit Punggol Regional Library.


Little Footprints Feb 2023

3. HomeTeamNS Clubhouse Bedok Reservoir (New)

Themed as a Waterfront Haven, it is the only reservoir-fronting clubhouse in Singapore and has an unparalleled view of Bedok Reservoir. Equipped with smart access systems, green features and several first-of-its-kind facilities, HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir will be the ultimate waterfront retreat for Home Team NSmen to unwind with their loved ones.

Official Opening Date: 4 January 2023

For more information, visit here.


4. Aqua Adventure @HomeTeamNS Clubhouse Bedok Reservoir (New)

Aqua Adventure HomeTeamNS BedokPhoto: HomeTeamNS

Gear up for a full day of top-notch fun and activity at Aqua Adventure with a good mix of wet and dry interactive play elements – BlackHole Aquatube, Double Trouble Slide, Laze Pool, Scramble Net and more.

  • Scale new heights at our Indoor Aquatic Challenge Rope Course
  • Tunnel through the first-ever 85-metre long Indoor BlackHole Water Slide with Aqualucent Strips
  • Test your limits at the first Indoor Net Obstacle Arena

Projected Opening Date: Mid February 2023

For more information, visit here.


5. SAFRA Choa Chu Kang (New)

SAFRA Choa Chu Kang opening in May 2023Photo: SAFRA

SAFRA’s seventh club will open in May 2023 and will have a range of new facilities for fitness, family bonding, recreation and dining. NSmen and their families can also look forward to a month-long open house in June, where they can enjoy a host of activities and special promotions to try out the club’s facilities.

Nestled within Choa Chu Kang Park, the new SAFRA club is part of the government’s continuing efforts to recognise NSmen for their contributions towards National Defence. Over 90,000 Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) national servicemen and their families living in the north-west of Singapore will have convenient access to these new facilities.

Projected Opening Date: May 2023

For more information, visit here.


6. Bird Paradise Singapore (New)

Penguin Cove Bird Paradise

Jurong Bird Park will be relocated to Mandai Lake Road with a new name for the Bird Park – Bird Paradise.

Set to open in the second quarter of 2023, the 17-hectare Bird Paradise will be the first of the new wildlife parks located at Mandai Wildlife Reserve to open to the public. Managed by the Mandai Wildlife Group, Singapore’s new bird park – Bird Paradise – will transport visitors into a colourful world that will be the home to 3,500 birds from over 400 avian species. Designed to encourage discovery at every turn, Bird Paradise will welcome visitors into immersive and naturalistic mixed-species habitats, where they will explore eight large walk-through aviaries which reflect different biomes of the world such as dense African rainforests, South American wetlands, Southeast Asian paddy fields, Australian dry eucalypt forests, and more.

Projected Opening Date: Q2 2023

For more information, visit Bird Paradise Singapore.


Chinese Garden In Singapore (Revamped)

chinese garden singapore

The Chinese Garden is a 13.5hectares garden in Jurong Lake. The garden features numerous Chinese-style pavilions, a seven-storey pagoda, Chinese bonsai etc.

Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden are closed from 31 May 2019 for redevelopment works till 2023(?).

Projected Reopen Date: 2023 (?) – TBD

For more information, visit Chinese Garden In Singapore.


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